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Oklahoma - The Great Incubator for Republican Insanity -or- Sally Kern is Insane
Sally Kern is batshit insane.
Great Lakes Liberal 01/28/2015 10 12 - -
Republicans Own The Shutdown. Now what?
It's official - the government has been shut down. The Republican Party, in its seemingly endless intransigence, has thrown a procedural hissy fit because they couldn't extort the changes that ...
Great Lakes Liberal 09/30/2013 8 3 - -
Earthquake Cake Made Better
Below the Fleur-De-Kos, I will share with you my favorite recipe for one of my favorite foods... Earthquake Cake. It's a true recipe for happiness.
Great Lakes Liberal 06/29/2013 6 1 - -
Tom Cotton (R-AR) Brings Kim Il-Sungism To The House of Representatives
Not much is known about the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK), known widely here in the United States as North Korea. The country is frequently referred to as a "Hermit Kingdom" - one ...
Great Lakes Liberal 05/24/2013 13 10 - -
If you can't beat the Tea Party... join 'em.
Out of scandal and crisis, an opportunity is born.
Great Lakes Liberal 05/23/2013 7 9 - -
I have no idea what to use as a headline.
Today in Alpharetta, Georgia, a man suspected of multiple armed bank robberies in Michigan was being pursued by police. As he tried to evade the police, he turned into a strip mall. Traffic ...
Great Lakes Liberal 04/30/2013 77 284 1 -
O.J. Simpson Didn't Kill Anybody
In light of the recent claims that George W. Bush kept us safe*, I think it's time that we examine some other historical legacies to set the record straight.
Great Lakes Liberal 04/28/2013 9 14 - -
In Which I Apologize to State Rep Nate Bell (R-AR)
I would like to apologize to Arkansas State Representative Nate Bell for the poor timing of my comments about him since his insensitive tweet from earlier today for which he has totally and ...
Great Lakes Liberal 04/19/2013 65 149 2 -
"You think gays have rights?"
Sometimes you have a conversation with a friend that just leaves you wondering why you were friends with the person in the first place. Today was one of those days.
Great Lakes Liberal 03/29/2013 232 270 2 -
Reclaiming My Passion, Leaving Wall Street
For over a year I have been unhappy with my job, but powerless to leave it. I haven't been unhappy with the hours I work, because I have the ability to set my own schedule. I haven't been unhappy ...
Great Lakes Liberal 08/08/2012 6 4 - 55
Penn State: Guess who's now working for the federal government?
In something I hadn't seen reported widely in the media - and something I certainly haven't seen posted here, former Penn State president Graham Spanier recently started a new job working for the ...
Great Lakes Liberal 07/15/2012 27 14 - 243
The latest example of Republican mendacity
I could make five diaries an hour about this... From Examiner.com (among a whole slew of RW outlets): After spending days pounding on presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney for having a Swiss bank ...
Great Lakes Liberal 07/11/2012 3 7 1 89
Jerry Sandusky serenaded by fellow inmates
In what might be an indication of what Jerry Sandusky's fellow inmates might think of him, the disgraced paedophile recieved a musical welcome to jail as his fellow inmates chose a Pink Floyd tune ...
Great Lakes Liberal 06/24/2012 50 26 - 846
Unfortunately, Republicans Have The Right Idea
Kossacks, we have an enthusiasm gap. And no matter how much the administration and others may try to spin it away, it's not something that is going to disappear.
Great Lakes Liberal 06/01/2012 18 8 - 144
These People Look Suspicious.
I'm glad that Fox News has determined that it's hoodies that make people suspicious. Here are a few examples of other suspicious people through history.
Great Lakes Liberal 03/24/2012 7 21 - 156
FOX NEWS: "No President has the power to increase or to lower gas prices."
I know you're shocked to hear that Fox News isn't buying the RNC line that somehow, Obama is to blame for gas prices. I'm sure you've seen this bit of stupidity... This is wrong on so many levels ...
Great Lakes Liberal 03/06/2012 28 24 2 228
A Letter To My Congressman About Rush Limbaugh
I wanted to share this as a diary. Not sure whether this is appropriate, but I wanted to make a more public statement. I thank kossacks angelajean , whose excellent diary and letter inspired me to ...
Great Lakes Liberal 03/05/2012 3 10 - 78
Taibbi on Breitbart - Revenge of the Breitbots
I'm sure many of you have read Matt Taibbi's less-than-diplomatic but genuinely accurate obituary of Andrew Breitbart .
Great Lakes Liberal 03/02/2012 19 40 - 360
I Voted For Rick Santorum This Morning
Operation Hilarity has drawn quite a bit of fire from certain folks on this site. I believe that the discussion of the pros and cons of the issue is a good thing that only benefits us.
Great Lakes Liberal 02/28/2012 46 27 - 188
Tennessee Tea Party wants to remove slavery from history books
It has been obvious for quite a while that the Republicans thrive in a world where their revisionist history is allowed to be parroted unquestioned.
Great Lakes Liberal 01/30/2012 110 204 4 1292
An Open Letter To Christopher Dodd
I have decided to pen a letter to the esteemed former Senator in response his calling the blackout an "abuse of power" and to this gem (...
Great Lakes Liberal 01/18/2012 10 15 - 94
Do your patriotic duty: Report the bullying of Emma Sullivan!
Unless people have been hiding beneath a rock, they are familiar with ...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/28/2011 3 16 - 135
Occupy Wall Street as described by the Cookie Monster
To help Republicans understand the Occupy Wall Street movement, here's an explanation from the Cookie ...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/22/2011 10 28 2 151
Finally, a presidential candidate stands up for OWS protestors
Unbelievably, it's a Republican. And among the Republicans, and not predictably, it'...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/17/2011 42 21 2 309
Occupy Black Friday
UPDATE 1 - Breaking with form, I'm placing this update at the top as a response to several commenters below. I have to say I think there are some great points made below - rather than calling for a ...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/05/2011 23 7 - 156
[MI-51] State Rep. Paul Scott Attempting To Delay Recall....Again
We saw some amazing news last week from ...
Great Lakes Liberal 10/24/2011 4 13 - 79
What Class Warfare Looks Like: Herman Cain Version
Found this today after browsing the web ... and frankly, I have ...
Great Lakes Liberal 10/20/2011 1 - - 43
The Republican Plan To Create Jobs: Dwarf Tossing!
Poe's Law is in full play here... meet Florida Rep. Ritch Workman (R-Melbourne).
Great Lakes Liberal 10/07/2011 18 3 - 75
ESPN parts ways with Hank Williams, Jr.
ESPN has said goodbye to Hank Williams, Jr. Immediately, the dumbassery has begun as the Freepers have made their way to ESPN.
Great Lakes Liberal 10/06/2011 39 18 - 204
Palin is out: Will Chris Christie run?
Unemployed reality TV personality and former half-term governor of Alaska Sarah Palin has announced she won't be seeking the presidency. More below the squiggle of infinite justice.
Great Lakes Liberal 10/05/2011 8 1 - 82
Before Ronald Reagan was President...
Before Ronald Reagan was President, we had Johnny Cash, Bob Hope, and Steve Jobs. But after 30 disastrous years of Reaganomics, now we have no cash, no hope, and no jobs.
Great Lakes Liberal 10/05/2011 4 7 - 51
Brain Droppings - a stream of consciousness - Sept. 21, 2011
I'm doing this again, because... well, why not?
Great Lakes Liberal 09/21/2011 2 2 - 30
Brain Droppings - a stream of consciousness - Sept. 20, 2011
I'm going to try this as a bit of a theraputic thing for myself. These diaries (when I post them) will be a free-flowing narrative that touch on a variety of subjects. Some will be wholly unconnected.
Great Lakes Liberal 09/20/2011 3 1 - 35
The work goes on, the cause endures, the hope still lives, and the dream shall never die.
Long quote incoming. For historical purposes, I believe it's worth including the entirety of Kennedy's speech.
Great Lakes Liberal 09/18/2011 8 12 1 114
The Boycott
Phase 1: Boycott! Phase 2: ? Phase 3: Profit!
Great Lakes Liberal 09/12/2011 21 1 - 239
The Rules of Engagement Have Changed
War is hell. There's no other way to put it. And while some people tend to bathe in their sanctimonious nature and cry foul when we compare politics to war, they are wrong. What we face in this ...
Great Lakes Liberal 08/19/2011 4 6 - 69
Draft Edwards 2012
The debate about whether or not Barack Obama deserves a primary in 2012 rages on here on DailyKos. There are obviously some different thoughts about whether the President really stands up for ...
Great Lakes Liberal 08/05/2011 18 3 - 293
Barack Obama and the Holy Grail
With apologies to Eric Idle... The Tale of Sir Obama!
Great Lakes Liberal 08/01/2011 2 1 - 41
What's worse - default or deal?
Sorry for making this such a short diary in advance. I'm hoping that there'll be some spirited conversation in the comments.
Great Lakes Liberal 07/31/2011 17 1 - 73
The $250,000 red herring
Far too many of my fellow progressives have been lured into the trap of discussing whether a family making $250,000 a year is "rich" or not. They are simply answering the wrong questions.
Great Lakes Liberal 07/06/2011 207 84 6 765
Rational Actors or How I Learned To Love The Class War
I'm jealous of Republicans.
Great Lakes Liberal 06/20/2011 9 8 1 64
Stay Classy, GOP
So, the Republicans hosted Obama impersonator Reggie Brown at the recent Republican ...
Great Lakes Liberal 06/19/2011 8 7 - 114
An Open Letter to Rep. Michele Bachmann
Dear Congresswoman Bachmann: Just one short day ago,
Great Lakes Liberal 05/14/2011 8 6 - 78
Trump Reveals That Obama Fathered Two Black Children
NEW YORK -- Donald Trump, ostensible Republican candidate for President, offered some insight to the findings from his investigative team on their recent stay in Hawaii.
Great Lakes Liberal 04/28/2011 17 9 - 180
What Stupid Looks Like
We've formulated a pretty good idea of what stupid actually looks like - in my mind, I'm seeing an overweight caucasian sitting on a hoveround, holding a sign that says something along the lines of "...
Great Lakes Liberal 04/28/2011 8 6 - 127
S&P outlook to "negative" - how will this affect your retirement?
Disclaimer: I am not a conservative, nor am I a Republican. I'm a believer that in the wingers' rush to slap Reagan's name on everything to "protect" his "legacy", they've neglected the one thing ...
Great Lakes Liberal 04/19/2011 6 4 - 55
Seeding The 2011 Republican Outrage Tournament
It's that time of year folks! Fans across the country are evaluating the field, and preparing to see a huge decline in workplace productivity as they check to make sure that their brackets are still ...
Great Lakes Liberal 03/19/2011 2 2 - 35
A Personal Struggle
Rome was not built in a day. I keep telling myself that as I realize that in my struggle, there's no such thing as an "instant cure." For me to overcome my problems, success has to be measured in ...
Great Lakes Liberal 02/14/2011 6 12 - 73
Happy Birthday Rick Astley!
In all the right-wing ruckus about Republican Jesus being born 100 years ago today, I think it's time we remember a truly great world citizen who was also born on this day - he of the Rick Roll, the ...
Great Lakes Liberal 02/06/2011 37 20 1 187
Yet Another Keith Olbermann Diary
Over the last few days a high number of people have made their comments and feelings known about Keith Olbermann's departure from MSNBC. Having had a short bit of time to think about this, I felt ...
Great Lakes Liberal 01/23/2011 11 16 - 99
The Importance of Messaging
Going back to the days of Ronald Reagan, the Republicans have had a distinct advantage when it comes to messaging. I believe there are a few prime reasons for this.
Great Lakes Liberal 01/20/2011 6 1 - 60
A boycott that works?
Koch Industries' reach is well-documented and expansive. So expansive, in fact, that some have argued that the company is "too big to boycott." And with subsidiaries like Georgia Pacific, those ...
Great Lakes Liberal 12/29/2010 13 9 - 73
Am I wrong about Barack Obama?
In the wake of the tax deal cut between Barack Obama and the Republicans, there has been a lot of debate - sometimes heated - between the factions pro- and con-.
Great Lakes Liberal 12/23/2010 52 19 - 44
Where I apologize for comparing Barack Obama to Neville Chamberlain
Last night, it seems I touched on a nerve with my (since regrettably deleted) diary entitled "30 September 1938", wherein I compared Barack Obama to former British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain.
Great Lakes Liberal 12/07/2010 193 19 1 42
We need a fighter.
To say there has been some debate about the effectiveness of our President within progressive circles is somewhat of an understatement. What is not up for debate, however, is the fact that we have ...
Great Lakes Liberal 12/05/2010 11 2 1 51
The Republicans are right!
Ever since the November elections, the Republicans have telegraphed their next attempts to move the goalposts farther to the right, saying "we will not compromise." Progressives, I'm here to tell ...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/20/2010 12 8 - 41
What's Good for General Motors Killed Flint, Michigan
You'll have to forgive me for being just a little bit jaded about the "great news" coming out of Detroit regarding General Motors' IPO. Although, to be fair, I was already a bit jaded before the ...
Great Lakes Liberal 11/18/2010 33 18 - 91
Michigan GOP Embraces Anti-Semitism
As I blogged yesterday , the Michigan Republican Party and ...
Great Lakes Liberal 10/19/2010 27 9 - 51
[MI-AG] Help David Leyton in his battle against Republican anti-Semitism
According to the Michigan Republican Party, it's okay to be anti-Semitic if you're supporting their candidate - especially on TV.
Great Lakes Liberal 10/18/2010 7 7 - 97
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